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Chicken (countable and uncountable; plural Chickens)
  1. (countable) A domestic fowl, Gallus gallus, especially when young
  2. (uncountable) The meat from this bird eaten as food.
  3. (countable, slang) A coward.
  4. (countable, gay slang) A young, attractive, slim man, usually having little body hair. Cf. chickenhawk
  5. (countable, slang) A young or inexperienced person.
  6. A confrontational game in which the participants move toward each other at high speed (usually in automobiles); the player who turns first to avoid colliding into the other is the loser.
  7. The game of dare.


Chicken (comparative more Chicken, superlative most Chicken)

  1. cowardly


Chicken (third-person singular simple present Chickens, present participle Chickening, simple past and past participle Chickened)

  1. (intransitive) To avoid as a result of fear.
  2. (intransitive) To develop physical or other characteristics resembling a chicken's, for example, bumps on the skin.


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See also

egg; poultry